Harsh sentences were suited to ‘ghastliness’ of looting, Chief Justice tells appeal – The Independent

Posted September 28th, 2011 in appeals, judiciary, news, sentencing, violent disorder by sally

“Britain’s most senior judge said the lengthy sentences meted out to rioters reflected the ‘ghastliness’ of the unrest that swept through England in August, as he heard the first batch of challenges by defendants jailed for their involvement.”

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The Independent, 28th September 2011

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